The International Office

This is the right place for information and service regarding your studies or research stay at Leibniz Universität Hannover as well as information about opportunities to study or research abroad.

The International Office is responsible for Leibniz Universität’s exchange programs and can give you advice on scholarships and other forms of support. We are also in charge of developing internationalization at Leibniz-Universität and expanding cooperation between post-secondary institutions. Therefore we depend on the national code of conduct on foreign students.


  • Advice for Studying and Internships Abroad

    The International Office offers a peer info session twice a month, as well as region-specific advising hours on three different dates each week on the topic of "Study & Internship Abroad" and provides more information on the various opportunities in the different regions. Of course, general questions about studying abroad can also be answered here.

    Further information and times for consultation hours

  • Advisory service for international students, PhD students and guest researchers

    The Welcome Centre is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm.

    In addition to the possibility of spontaneous counselling at the Welcome Centre, you can reach us by email and telephone to make individual appointments for counselling online or in person. The following email addresses are available for making appointments:

    From 18.09.2023 until 13.10.2023 we offer a specific counselling for new international students. You will find us from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm at the ServiceCentre. There you can receive amougst others information about the introduction sessions at the university, administratives steps which must be done after the arrival in Hannover, etc.

Co-Working Rooms

The Welcome Centre offers two Co-Working place for international researchers and visiting doctoral candidates. These working place are available from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

Application and admission for foreign students:


Changed Opening Hours

On May 18 and May 19, 2023, the International Office will be closed for the holiday and bridge day.

Advice at the International Office

Monday to Friday 9 am - 12 am and 2 pm - 4 pm.

From 12 am - 2 pm closed


Leibniz Universität Hannover
International Office
Welfengarten 1 A
30167 Hannover


Postal Address

Leibniz Universität Hannover
Hochschulbüro für Internationales
Postfach 6009
30060 Hannover

Telephone, Fax, E-Mail

  • Tel.: +49 511 762 2548
  • Fax: +49 511 762 4090
  • E-Mail